School Library Selection Committee Meeting: November 23, 2010


School Library Tours

9:00 am Coffee and Muffins at Battleford Central School
9:30 - St. Vital
10:15 - Bready School
10:45 - McKitrick

11:30 - Lunch

12:15 - NBCHS Tour

12:45 - Meeting and Learning

Web Pages - Databases


HIGH SCHOOL
Canadian Newstand
CBCA Business, CBCA Current Events, CBCA Reference and Current Events, CBCA Education
Ministry e-books
CPIQ (Canadian Periodical)
Universalis (Junior) - French Encyclopedia
Auto Repair Reference Centre
Britannica - High School
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Literature Resource Center
Gale Student Edition
Newscan - Canadian News (also in French)

MIDDLE YEARS
Canadian Newstand
Discovery Collection
Junior Edition
Universalis (Junior) - French Encyclopedia
Britannica (Comptons)
Newscan - Canadian News (also in French)

ELEMENTARY
Discovery Collection
Kids Infobits
Junior Edition
Britannica
Universalis (Junior) - French Encyclopedia

PRIMARY
Learning Zone
Kids Infobits

GALE Widgets and Icons - put these on your web page to add 'eye appeal' and interest

WEB PAGES - OTHER SOURCES
Netvibes
Great Web Sites for Kids (ALA)
Lsky LIbraries Diigo Group

See how many people visit your site: Put a Web Site Counter on your page.

READING
Novelist - High School Adult
Novelist - K-8

Shelfari


Really Good Book Blogs (iGoogle)
Wands and Words: Fantasy and Science Fiction for Children and Teens
Just One More Book - Podcasts (Children)
Cynsations - the blog of Cynthia Leitich Smith (YA)
American Indians in Childrens Literature (YA and Children)
BookMoot (Children)
Flashlight Worthy Books - booklists on many topics
YA Book Shelf
Comics for Kids (SLJ)

Web Sites to Check
CM Magazine
Best Books for Young Adults (YALSA)
Children's Notable Book Lists (ALSC)
Saskatchewan Young Readers Choice Awards (Willows)

E-READERS


E-Reader Reviews
Top Trends of 2010: The Growth of E-books and E-book Readers




E-book reader organizational forms and more (from the Unquiet Library)


School Library Manifesto
  • Manifestos - go to page 20 to read the manifestos
  • What do we believe about our school libraries